Tips for After Your College Visits

Tips for After Your College Visits

Reading Time: < 1 minute College visits help you determine which schools you could see yourself attending. Here is a list of ways to maximize the benefits of college visits: Take notes Right after your college visits, jot down some first impressions and thoughts...
Free ACT Prep Resources

Free ACT Prep Resources

Reading Time: 2 minutes Preparing for standardized tests is a huge part of the college planning process, it can also be a pricey one. Luckily, there are ACT resources that help you prepare for free! What is included in ACT’s free resources? You will find an...
5 Tips for Your College Tour

5 Tips for Your College Tour

Reading Time: 2 minutes A college tour is the best way to get to know a college and help you decide if it’s a good fit for you. Check out our tips for making the most of these visits. Happy visiting! Draft a list of questions Sometimes it’s difficult to come up...
Questions to Ask on Your College Visits

Questions to Ask on Your College Visits

Reading Time: < 1 minute College visits are an important step within the college search process. Experiencing campus in-person gives you the opportunity to imagine your life if you attended that school. It’s also a great time to ask questions and interact with...
Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)

Reading Time: 2 minutes What are Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)? Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) are colleges with greater than 25% of their undergraduate enrollment identifying as Hispanic or Latinx. This designation makes HSIs eligible for government funding...
Different Campus Settings

Different Campus Settings

Reading Time: 2 minutes As you start your college search, you may not have considered the importance of campus setting. By understanding the different environments of college campuses, you can choose a location where you will thrive. Here we will define four different...
All About Demonstrated Interest

All About Demonstrated Interest

Reading Time: 2 minutes For some colleges, demonstrated interest is really important in college admission decisions; they want to know who is enthusiastic about attending their school. Read on to learn more about expressing demonstrated interest and potentially...
How to Ask for Recommendation Letters

How to Ask for Recommendation Letters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Keep in mind that colleges are eager to learn about the candidate behind the GPA and test scores. They want to know who you are, what makes you tick, and the kind of character you display. Of course, they can glean some of this through your...
College Rankings: What They Really Mean

College Rankings: What They Really Mean

Reading Time: 3 minutes From US News to the Princeton Review, there are hundreds of different college rankings based on hundreds of different factors. They all seek to answer the age-old question: is one college better than another? It seems like a clear cut question,...